Tap blows and water shooting in air

Water Main Tap Blows Out of City Main

After ninety minutes of digging, they reached the city water main and found an old “driven tap” that was extremely fragile as it was basically hanging out of the city main by a thread. The foremen was aware of the conditions, for this reaso

Roadway work begins

Top 3 Procedures for Sewer Repair in Brooklyn & Queens

Many homeowners throughout Brooklyn and Queens experience problems with their sewer lines on a daily basis. The first problem is that most homeowners are not familiar with how their sewers function and what causes a sewer

Roadway excavation

New Fire Sprinkler Main Installed In Brooklyn

A developer in Brooklyn recently purchased new property in Bedstuy, Brooklyn. He was caught off guard when he became aware that his building was going to require a new fire sprinkler main for protection, this was not figured in his investment cost. At this point he was too far into the project and hired an architect to work on the DOB approved plans a

Installation completed

Rat in Sewer or Broken Sewer Causing Backups

Recently in Queens a homeowner had been experiencing a bad odor coming from the sewer in the basement. She wasn’t exactly sure where the odor was coming from and finally realized that there was a damp area around her sewer trap.

Excavating for water main installation

Fire Sprinkler Water Main Installed for Home Renovation

Installing a new sprinkler main or combined water main is a big project in the eyes of most property owners, when dealing with a licensed plumber, the process is straight forward. An experienced water main and sewer contractor should have the entire processed streaml

City sewer backup

Why Does Your Sewer Backup When it Rains

If you are lucky enough to get out of the situation with a clogged sewer, the process should take 1-2 hours before the pipe is cleared and functioning. If the sewer cleaning does not resolve your issue, you may have to insert a camera to determine what the actual problem is. If you have reached this point there is

The pipe is now installed from one hole, to the next

What Does A Broken Water Main Sound Like ?

Due to the similarity in noise, people tend to ignore the leak which creates more of a severe condition over time. Most homeowners first become aware that their water line is broken after being served a DEP 3 day notice or a flooded basement.

installing new cast iron sewer pipe

What Does the Inside of Your Sewer Line Look Like?

The entire process of installing the new sewer line will take a total of two days, the new cast iron pipe is now installed on the property.

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Broken Sewer Leads to Partial Street Closure East New York, Brooklyn

The primary reason for starting at the building is to avoid missing the pipe. In some cases the sewer pipe may take a turn on the sidewalk, or roadway and for this reason the plumber may not be able to locate the pipe. All of the new pipe was installed under the sidewalk on the first day of w

Copper is installed

Replacing Broken 100 Year Old Lead Water Main – Queens

The emergency crew was dispatched to two family house in queens after the homeowner became aware that her lead water main was leaking inside her utility closet. Her son setup a temporary fix to divert the water leak into her sewer. The temporary diversion allowed for some breathing room and avoided her house from flooding.